“It’s all fine to say, ‘Time will heal everything, this too shall pass away. People will forget’ – and things like that when you are not involved, but when you are there is no passage of time, people do not forget and you are in the middle of something that does not change.”
When you have ADHD, you focus on anything and everything. Which means you might hear things people aren’t noticing…In this case it’s the squirrel from last weekend.
These NJ squirrels are getting on my nerves! Trying to watch the Chelsea/Burnley match in peace. He’s outside my window sharpening his teeth on the tree branch. It sounds as if he’s in my kitchen sanding my wood floors. Last week he was eating every nut in the courtyard while I was trying to read outside.There are thousands of tree branches, yet he had to find this one.
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I’ve been living with depression in 1999. It was a huge relief because now I knew I wasn’t going crazy. When I heard Chester Bennington passed away last month, I was heartbroken. Bennington shared his experience living with depression. Yet, he lost his fight. He was only 41 years old. It feels as …
Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)
I’ve had some time to think about tonight’s two-part EastEnders episode. It was intense, emotional, and raw.
It was great acting by Lucy Benjamin (Lisa Fowler), Tilley Keeper (Louise Mitchell), Steve McFadden (Phil Mitchell), and Letitia Dean (Sharon Mitchell) that made this storyline segment come to life.
It’s difficult to portray mental respectfully and accurately. Tonight’s episodes captured both the pain and indifference of watching a loved one suffer from mental illness. (In this case, the indifference and anger came from Phil.) What I found interesting was Sharon’s **transformation **throughout this story arc.Continue reading
“Instead of telling me I’m too sensitive or get too upset over the ‘little things,’ try listening to my words.”
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Hey fellow life travelers.
I have been away from sharing my thoughts due to work and other people’s issues and drama. Tonight I made a promise to myself. In the future I will do better to make the time for writing. Journaling and blogging have been a wonderful relief for me during my 17 years as a depression survivor. They have become part of my self-care ritual.
I won’t let outside noise and drama interrupt my outlet, my symphony of words…my relaxation. I will take the time to care for myself. So should you.
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